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  • n. One who designs and crafts violins, especially as a profession.

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  • n. A person who makes violins.

Etymologies

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violin +‎ maker

Examples

  • Once, in London, a violinmaker showed me a fine violin at five o'clock, and I said, why not take it on stage?

    Though He'd Played a Strad,

  • It turned out he called an old friend who happens to be his violinmaker that I had bought a violin from 20 years ago, a different instrument, but recognized the description immediately and didn't tip this guy off.

    Turtle Island Musician Regains Lost Violin

  • His father was a violinmaker, as was his maternal grandfather.

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  • "René was really committed to the instrument as a musician's tool," Sam Zygmuntowicz, a prominent New York violinmaker who trained under Mr. Morel, said on Friday.

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  • As the violinmaker stirred the varnish solution in a glass jar, he reflected on the moment when he knew he had created a violin that could hold its own with the best of them.

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  • The master violinmaker next applied a slightly tinted oil-resin layer.

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  • OSAGE, Iowa (AP) - The owner of a music shop in Marshall, Minn., says he has traced an odd musical instrument he bought recently to the former workshop of a violinmaker in Osage,

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  • OSAGE, Iowa (AP) - The owner of a music shop in Marshall, Minn., says he has traced an odd musical instrument he bought recently to the former workshop of a violinmaker in Osage, Iowa.

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  • - This is the story of Antonio Stradivari, the famous Italian violinmaker.

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  • There’s an old violinmaker out in Simi Valley who’s retiring.

    When the Bough Breaks

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